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The other week I presented this at SAP Insider BI HANA 2018.  I received several emails from attendees asking for the videos I showed, so I uploaded them to YouTube (without sound) so I will show below with some instruction:

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You can consume native SAP Analytics Cloud models in SAP Analysis Office.

Below is a video comparing the results from SAP Analytics Cloud to SAP Analysis for Office

Comparing SAP Analytics Cloud Story and Consuming Cloud Native Model in Analysis Office

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Access to support modes including  client profiling statistics, etc

In case of issues, you can record some statistic for SAP Support

Support Mode includes ABAP trace, NCO display MDX query (EPM)

Profiling Mode includes client profiling, EPM profiling

Advanced Mode includes custom choice of individual settings


SAP Analysis Office 2.5 Troubleshooting

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You can change the context menu, remove/add ribbons

SAP Analysis Office: Customize User Interface

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After defining conditional formatting, you change the scaling on a measure and it should apply same as before

SAP Analysis Office: Scaling Factors in Conditional Formatting

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Before complete formatting gone

Now re-apply table design rules after a reset

After a data source reset, you can keep the table design rules

Leave default activateformularecognitiononexisting cells to on in configuration

SAP Analysis Office: Keep Table Design Rules after Data Source Reset

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More information is available for recent list for data sources

SAP Analysis Office: Additional information in recent list for data sources

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This is an OLD BEx authorization – hide the info area tree – restrict access to specific access for a specific role

Check BW prerequisites

SAP Analysis Office: Authorization check for InfoArea tree


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In Table Design you can integrate empty rows/columns and user can integrate Excel formulas

“Autocomplete” is the same as “fill handling” – better explained by the video

SAP Analysis Office Auto Complete for Table Design Formulas Reference Outside the Crosstab

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This feature too is better explained by the video

SAP Analysis Office: VLOOKUP references to member section

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You can use full member selector instead of the simple to use search and range options

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You can use full member selector instead of the simple to use search and range options

SAP Analysis Office: Filter Component Individual Selection Filter by Range

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Before dates in Analysis Office were handled as strings, now treated as Excel format; helps with formulas – need it in the Excel format

SAP Analysis Office: Excel Native Rendering of Date and Time

If you are interested in Analysis Office please consider joining the May 7 ASUG Analysis Influence Council Relaunch

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